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CAPS News - 08 February 2023

Supply Management Alignment with Internal Stakeholders

In this new report, more than 60 organizations provide a snapshot of their SCM departments’ alignment with the business, including the strategies and actions they undertake to engage stakeholders and internal business partners.

[Download the report in the CAPS Library]

CAPS member webinar series: Futures Study 2026

Join us February 21st for an overview of the major issues and initiatives supply management professionals are facing now and in the future. Researchers Adegoke Oke and Mohan Gopalakrishnan review key findings from their upcoming report Futures Study 2026.

[Learn more and register with CAPS]

U.S. manufacturing sector contracts further in January

Economic activity for the U.S. manufacturing sector declined for the third straight month. Although consumer spending has cooled, companies are retaining workforces as much as possible with a 4-to-1 hiring to-reduction ratio reported. 

[Read new ISM®  PMI® reports]

Don’t miss this opportunity!

Understanding supply management’s role in environmental sustainability is just one of the presentations at the upcoming Senior Management Roundtable. Reserve your spot now to hear this and other leadings topics.

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Japan and Netherlands join U.S. in chip-sector export restrictions

The U.S. backed chip alliance limits the exports of advanced chip-manufacturing equipment to China, potentially complicating their expansion plans. 

[Read more with WSJ]

Logistics sector sees weakening demand and labor reduction 

Companies offering technology-driven logistics services and platforms are at the highest risk for future layoffs as economic uncertainty continues and consumer spending declines.  

[Read more with Supply Chain Dive]

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